Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Contract jobs citing SQL 243 198 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.40% 11.72% 14.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.68% 31.23% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 150 224
Bristol median daily rate £395 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £267 £269
90th Percentile £488 £476 £478
South West median daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +38.89% -31.21% +37.72%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 792 634 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.43% 37.54% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 454 528
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £275 £266 £272
90th Percentile £488 £500 £486
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 15
Bristol median hourly rate £39.25 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +8.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £13.79 £25.32 £11.90
90th Percentile £52.80 £50.63 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL.

1 75 (30.86%) .NET
2 68 (27.98%) C#
2 68 (27.98%) SQL Server
3 62 (25.51%) Finance
4 57 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (21.81%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 40 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (16.05%) MVC
9 38 (15.64%) Oracle
10 36 (14.81%) ETL
11 35 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (13.99%) ASP.NET
13 33 (13.58%) JavaScript
14 32 (13.17%) HTML
15 31 (12.76%) T-SQL
16 27 (11.11%) Relational Database
17 26 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
18 25 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 25 (10.29%) CSS
19 24 (9.88%) CRM
19 24 (9.88%) Git (software)
20 23 (9.47%) SAP
20 23 (9.47%) Data Modelling
20 23 (9.47%) Telecoms
21 22 (9.05%) Data Analysis
21 22 (9.05%) Java
22 21 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
22 21 (8.64%) Marketing

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.41%) SAS
2 4 (1.65%) CMS
2 4 (1.65%) IIS
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.23%) Apache
3 3 (1.23%) Confluence
3 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.41%) Liferay
5 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.65%) SPSS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.65%) Maximo
4 3 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) SMS
2 3 (1.23%) Firewall
2 3 (1.23%) SAN
3 2 (0.82%) HTTP
3 2 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.82%) LDAP
3 2 (0.82%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (27.98%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (14.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 25 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (5.35%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.70%) Base SAS
9 9 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (3.70%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.47%) Data Mining
10 6 (2.47%) Power BI
10 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (2.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 5 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.65%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.35%) JIRA
4 9 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.29%) NUnit
6 7 (2.88%) ProC
6 7 (2.88%) Selenium
6 7 (2.88%) TestRail
6 7 (2.88%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.47%) JUnit
7 6 (2.47%) Maven
7 6 (2.47%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.65%) Ant
9 4 (1.65%) Grunt
9 4 (1.65%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.23%) Mockito
10 3 (1.23%) Moq
10 3 (1.23%) PostCSS
10 3 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 62 (25.51%) Finance
2 23 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 21 (8.64%) Marketing
4 20 (8.23%) Banking
5 17 (7.00%) Electronics
5 17 (7.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.23%) Billing
6 3 (1.23%) Local Government
6 3 (1.23%) Military
7 2 (0.82%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.82%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (55.97%) Developer
2 56 (23.05%) Analyst
3 31 (12.76%) .NET Developer
4 26 (10.70%) Data Analyst
5 20 (8.23%) CRM Developer
6 19 (7.82%) SQL Analyst
6 19 (7.82%) SQL Developer
7 18 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 17 (7.00%) Architect
9 13 (5.35%) SQL Data Analyst
10 12 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (4.53%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.12%) Tester
13 9 (3.70%) Test Analyst
14 8 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 8 (3.29%) Java Developer
15 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Developer
15 7 (2.88%) Oracle Developer
15 7 (2.88%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (30.86%) .NET
2 34 (13.99%) ASP.NET
3 32 (13.17%) HTML
4 25 (10.29%) CSS
5 21 (8.64%) AngularJS
6 20 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (7.41%) XML
8 13 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (4.94%) HTML5
9 12 (4.94%) REST
10 11 (4.53%) .NET Framework
10 11 (4.53%) Web Services
11 10 (4.12%) ADO.NET
11 10 (4.12%) Entity Framework
12 9 (3.70%) Classic ASP
12 9 (3.70%) Spring
13 8 (3.29%) SOAP
14 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.88%) jQuery
15 6 (2.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.76%) Virtual Team
4 12 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.06%) User Experience
7 3 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.82%) PKI
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.76%) Windows
2 10 (4.12%) Unix
3 9 (3.70%) Linux
4 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.81%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (16.05%) MVC
4 36 (14.81%) ETL
5 24 (9.88%) CRM
6 23 (9.47%) Data Modelling
7 22 (9.05%) Data Analysis
8 20 (8.23%) TDD
9 19 (7.82%) Analytics
9 19 (7.82%) Test Automation
10 18 (7.41%) SDLC
11 17 (7.00%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (7.00%) Programme Management
12 15 (6.17%) Migration
13 14 (5.76%) Project Management
13 14 (5.76%) Scrum
14 12 (4.94%) Data Migration
14 12 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (4.53%) BDD
15 11 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.98%) C#
2 33 (13.58%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.76%) T-SQL
4 22 (9.05%) Java
5 17 (7.00%) VBA
6 15 (6.17%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.12%) Python
8 7 (2.88%) PROC SQL
9 6 (2.47%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.06%) SAS Macro
10 5 (2.06%) Scala
11 4 (1.65%) PHP
11 4 (1.65%) R
12 3 (1.23%) C
13 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.41%) C++
14 1 (0.41%) COBOL
14 1 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.82%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.00%) Degree
4 7 (2.88%) ISEB
5 5 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.82%) CISM
7 2 (0.82%) CISSP
7 2 (0.82%) OSCP
7 2 (0.82%) SANS
8 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.47%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.82%) GDPR
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) Docker
2 3 (1.23%) LXC
2 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) IAG
3 2 (0.82%) Xen
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.64%) Oracle
3 23 (9.47%) SAP
4 11 (4.53%) Teradata
5 8 (3.29%) Cognos
6 7 (2.88%) Tableau
7 5 (2.06%) HP
7 5 (2.06%) VMware
8 4 (1.65%) Blue Prism
8 4 (1.65%) Citrix
8 4 (1.65%) IBM
8 4 (1.65%) Netezza
8 4 (1.65%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.23%) EMC
10 2 (0.82%) Microgen
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco
11 1 (0.41%) hybris
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.41%) Talend